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LUC Ecologist granted new SNH badger licence

LUC's Director of Ecology, Steve Jackson-Matthews, has been granted a new-style badger licence following Scottish Natural Heritage's review of licensing procedures. The new licence aims to empower experienced ecologists to disturb and destroy badger setts for development purposes, without having [...]

October 5th, 2017|General news, Ecology|

New Boarding Houses open at Wycombe Abbey School after LUC input

We were delighted to attend the opening ceremony of Pitt and Rubens Boarding Houses at Wycombe Abbey School last week. Wycombe Abbey is an independent girls’ boarding school in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. The school forms the major part of a [...]

September 19th, 2017|General news, Ecology, Landscape Architecture, Education & Leisure|

Ecology survey season is in full swing

Summer is here and LUC's ecologists are making the most of the (relatively) dry weather. It's another very busy survey season for us and, having grown our team earlier in the year, we're now servicing projects the length and breadth of the [...]

August 9th, 2017|General news, Ecology|

LUC provides ecology training to RSPB Scotland

LUC’s Director of Ecology, Steve Jackson-Matthews, was delighted to spend the day with RSPB Scotland staff and volunteers, providing training on ecological survey methods. Despite a typically rainy June day in Glasgow, delegates were in good spirits as they arrived [...]

June 28th, 2017|General news, Ecology|

Ecology survey season gets off to a novel start

LUC’s ecologists have launched another busy survey season! Our UK-wide ecology team is currently implementing surveys on sites ranging from historic royal palaces to water treatment works, in locations from Kent to Caithness. We love nothing more than a project [...]

June 6th, 2017|General news, Ecology|

LUC welcomes new seasonal Ecologists

We are pleased to welcome Charlotte Brennan and Callum McClaren who have joined our London and Glasgow ecology teams respectively, ahead of another busy survey season. Both Charlotte and Callum are fulfilling seasonal ecologist roles and bring with them a [...]

April 5th, 2017|Ecology|

LUC Principal Ecologist to deliver Emerging Technology workshop

Our Principal Ecologist, Juli Titherington MEECW, is excited to be delivering a workshop at the Association of Environmental and Ecological Clerks of Works (AEECoW) Inaugural Spring Conference, later this month.  AEECoW is proud to announce the conference is being supported and [...]

March 9th, 2017|Ecology|

Housing White Paper introduces new approach to great crested newt licensing

Natural England to roll-out Woking pilot across England Natural England (NE) is to implement a new strategic approach to great crested newt (GCN) licensing, which aims to achieve better outcomes for GCN conservation whilst streamlining the process for housing developers. [...]

February 28th, 2017|Development Planning, Ecology, Heritage & Environment|

LUC Ecology gears up for another busy survey season

Winter is traditionally a quieter time for ecologists. We use the time to reflect on the busy season of the previous year and develop and improve our skills to provide an even more efficient and client-focussed service. While winter 2016/17 hasn’t [...]

February 21st, 2017|Ecology|

LUC ecological clerks of works keeping projects on track

Often development programmes can’t avoid the most ecologically sensitive seasons.  Every developer has been there.  With a fresh planning consent in hand, contractors are commissioned to commence works, only to be thwarted by an obstinate blackbird nesting defiantly in the [...]